Project Engineer

Division: Telecommunications
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: 18426
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
The Project Engineer, under moderate guidance, provides technical and/or management support and assists operations staff in the implementation of project and divisional management plans to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

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Responsibilities
  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures at project start-up including: job site trailer/office set up and master filing system; assists with the set up of project billings and the cost accounting system; creates and maintains the project directory
  • Performs general administrative and recordkeeping functions including the review and distribution of documentation; preparation of correspondence and meeting minutes, tracking of project milestones and financial deadlines, maintenance of files, logs, drawings and specifications
  • Supports the (sub) contract management process through the tendering and awarding of work or supply materials; assistance with the review and processing of invoices and progress claims, and assistance with the review of documents and inquiries
  • Manages the change order process by securing pricing from the vendor/subcontractor, reviewing and inputting the data and submitting the change request to the owner/consultant for approval. Administers the change management process accordingly
  • Facilitates the tracking of project milestones and financial deadlines; assistance with the creation of the project schedule; inputs and updates schedule throughout the project and reviews with Project Manager/Superintendent
  • Facilitates the review and distribution of drawings by following up with the trades/consultants; maintains the drawing log and drawing/sample transmittals
  • Coordinates the request for information (RFI) process, ensures RFIs are distributed to affected trades and maintains RFI logs and binders
  • Prepares purchase requisitions for approval and assists with procurement of materials and equipment
  • Organizes project close-out by preparing warranty package and requirements; collecting warranties and O&M manuals; creating turnover documents and assisting in demobilizing the site and archiving documentation
  • Mentors project team members in order to contribute to their development and career growth
  • May perform other related duties as required.


Requirements
  • Completion of post secondary education in Construction, Engineering or related discipline
  • 3 to 6 years related work experience or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Experience and familiarity with commercial construction methodology and practices in a general contracting environment
  • Experience with commercial projects with project values in the multi-million dollar range
  • Able to read and understand construction documents
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Word and Excel and scheduling software
  • Strong communication skills, confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form
  • Knowledge of main construction office processes: project set up; subcontract management; change orders; RFIs (request for information); lien holdbacks; closeout
  • Capable of responding to project stakeholder requests in typical situations and understands client needs and works to meet those needs by offering assistance and advice on standard practical issues
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and generates solutions and makes sound decisions using standard procedures
  • Capable of probing and listening carefully, presents information clearly in an appropriate style and persuades others in straightforward situations
  • Willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas
  • Time Management
  • Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect


Work Conditions
  • Office and Field based position

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Date Posted
3/29/2019

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